Pick just one favourite. English Adventure Dirk Pitt.
BookTrusts Emily Drabble asked authors and illustrators including Waterstones Childrens Laureate Cressida Cowell BookTrust President Michael Morpurgo Patrice Lawrence Julia Donaldson SF Said Catherine Johnson and current BookTrust Writer in Residence Cerrie Burnell the impossible question.
Who is the most popular children's author. Her writing style is simple and the humor is subtle but hits the right note. The winner of two Newbury Medals Kate DiCamillo is one of those authors whose books span all ages in childrens fiction. Joe Craig born 1981 Jimmy Coates series.
Ion Creangă 18371889 Childhood Memories. This childrens story revolves around an anthropomorphic cat who shows up at Sallys house makes a mess while entertaining her and her brother and cleans up with the help of his friends Thing 1 and Thing 2. 100 Best Childrens Books of All Time.
Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. One of the most popular writers of his day Bakin is best known for his 106-volume novel Hakkenden Tale of Eight Dogs. Shes written picture books chapter books and novels and much of her work features animals you cant go wrong with a good animal protagonist.
Named the Dork Diaries Rachel has made a name for herself in the children authors niche. Joy Cowley born 1936 The Silent One Bow Down Shadrach. Bruce Coville born 1950 Space Brat My Teacher is an Alien Aliens Ate My Homework The Unicorn Chronicles Magic Shop series.
The most favourite authors of all the time. Palmer Cox 18401924 The Brownies series. Rachel Renee Russell is first on our list of richest childrens authors of all time.
One of our all-time favorite authors of childrens literature Lowry published her first kids book in 1977 and has since penned over 30 more. His ancestors were bearing the name of Gogol-Janovsky and claimed belonging to the upper class Polish Szlachta. 37 American Alistair MacLean.
Philip Pullman is probably the worlds most acclaimed living childrens author best known for the trilogy of books known as His Dark Materials. While Michael Rosen Anthony Horowitz and Malorie. Find out more Philip Reeve.
2019 has been another amazing year for childrens books. Nikolai Mykola Gogol was a Russian humorist dramatist and novelist of Ukrainian origin. In celebration of World Book Day Twitter has released data about which childrens authors have the most followers on the social media site.
John Coy born 1958 Night Driving Crackback. The adventure that has inspired generations of children to let out their inner. Click on the links to read a bit about the authors their books and my recommendations about the best books for various ages and stages.
Much like one of our future authors later on in the list she has published a lot of childrens books that narrate the experiences of a kid going through life. Enid Blyton is unmistakably one author sure to be on everyones list. 100 rows Illustrated childrens books 250 American Clive Cussler.
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. EVELYN EVERETT GREEN 1856-1932 300 books British author of both adult and childrens books often writing as Cecil Adair Her last book was The Imprudence of Carol. English Spy thriller historical thriller.
In 2016 198 childrens books by writer Korney Chukovsky were published with a total print run of 235 million copies making him the most popular childrens author for that year. Translated into 90 languages this is one author thats popular with children across the globe. 30 British Astrid Lindgren.
These are some of the best and most popular childrens authors in the English language. Weve compiled a list of the most popular British childrens authors and their books which have captured the hearts of children and adults the world over. Gogols father a Ukrainian writer living on his old family estate had five other children.
English Adventure thriller war stories. Regarded as one of the best-selling childrens books of all time and adapted into animation and film Theodor Geisel wrote and illustrated The Cat in the Hat under the pen name of Dr.